Associate Director of Communications, Editor of Rhodes Magazine

Rhodes College is seeking a creative thinker with excellent editing, writing and storytelling skills, and extensive print and online magazine publishing expertise, to assume the position of Associate Director of Communications and Editor of Rhodes magazine. The Associate Director, Editor will develop, direct and manage the editorial and graphic design of Rhodes magazine, which publishes three times a year (fall, winter and summer) and has a circulation of 20,000.

The magazine is one of the primary engagement tools that support the relationship between the College and its alumni, parents and friends. Reporting to the Director of Communications in the Office of Communications, the Associate Director, Editor is part of a collaborative team that promotes a wide range of news and information related to Rhodes College.

The Associate Director, Editor will also assist with the development of editorial content for a wide range of additional print publications, as well as the college’s website and social media platforms.

Minimum Qualifications:
- Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and a minimum of 5 years of professional experience in a leadership role developing the editorial content and managing the creative direction of a magazine.
- Preference will be given to candidates with education or professional experience in news journalism and experience with higher-education communications.
- The desired candidate will demonstrate: the ability to assimilate and communicate information on a broad range of topics; editorial skills, including excellent interviewing, writing, story editing and copy editing; excellent command of Associated Press writing style; the ability to help manage and lead a creative staff; and a familiarity with all aspects of both print and online publishing, including contracting with vendors and overseeing postal requirements.
- Being an alumnus/a of Rhodes College is not a requirement for the position, though alumni are particularly invited to apply.

Candidates invited to interview on campus will complete a writing and editing exercise.

Rhodes offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment. For a complete job description and to apply online, please visit http://jobs.rhodes.edu.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.

For more information about Rhodes please visit our web site at http://www.rhodes.edu.

PR Account Exec, Red Rover Memphis (Full-Time Job)

Public Relations Account Executive, Red Rover, Memphis (Full-Time Job)

Webhttp://www.redrovercompany.com/

RedRover, a growing Memphis, Tennessee marketing, public relations and sales consulting firm is seeking a Public Relations Account Executive with 7+ years experience (1) in a similar role at an agency, (2) in a similar freelance capacity, or (3) in a corporate environment.

Selected candidate must have a proven track record of generating measurable results. Bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, English, communications or related field preferred.

The position requires someone with a broad public relations background with the ability to both conceptualize a public relations strategy and execute on it independently. Selected candidate will be responsible for:

  • Writing press releases and preparing information for the media
  • Identifying a client’s target audiences and determining the best way to reach them
  • Responding to requests for information from the media
  • Helping clients communicate effectively to the public including the delivery of media training
  • Drafting speeches and talking points
  • Arranging interviews for clients
  • Establishing and maintaining strong media relationships
  • Developing and delivering client and media pitches
  • Completing budget estimates
  • Concepting public relations campaigns
  • Planning and promoting special events

Account executive will be responsible for both generating new clients (in collaboration with others on the team) and handling client work generated by management.

Candidates with strong established Memphis media relationships and exceptional pitching skills will be given special consideration.

The selected candidate must have an entrepreneurial spirit and work ethic. Special “soft” skills sought:

  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Must demonstrate tremendous initiative in identifying and exceeding client needs
  • Must have exceptional follow-through skills and be well organized
  • Should have excellent people skills and the ability to work with a wide range of clients
  • Must demonstrate strong leadership abilities

RedRover offers career advancement opportunities and competitive compensation including bonus program, healthcare benefits, generous paid time off (PTO), and a dog-friendly environment. Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume, with compensation history for the last three positions (required for consideration), by email to careers@redrovercompany.com or by mail to: RedRover Marketing AE Posting, 415 S. Front Street, Suite 121, Memphis, TN 38103. No phone calls or unscheduled office visits please.

Digital Marketing Developer/Director (Full-Time Job)

DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL MARKETING MARTIN METHODIST COLLEGE (FULL-TIME JOB)

LOCATION: PULASKI, TN (SOUTH OF NASHVILLE, TN)

WEB:  www.martinmethodist.edu

DESCRIPTION:

The Director of Digital Marketing is responsible for developing and overseeing the execution of a strategic marketing plan that includes website redesign, search engine marketing and social media initiatives. He/she will also be the gatekeeper of all digital content for the College and will work closely with staff members to create and gather content for digital media outlets. He/she will ensure that all posted content adheres to Martin Methodist College’s (MMC) brand and marketing messages as well as its mission statement.

The Director of Digital Marketing serves as a member of the Program Council and reports directly to the Vice President of Finance and Administration.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Draw up schedules for projects underway to ensure technical teams, vendors, and content contributors meet deadlines.
  • Develop budgets for projects, monitor costs, provide status reports to management and incorporate feedback from the Executive Council.
  • Stay current on internet trends, site features and best practices. Research competitive institution websites, social media and other trends in higher education in order to stay competitive with MMC’s digital offerings.
  • Develop measurable metrics to ensure successful marketing, recruiting, sales and outreach efforts.
  • Work with Admissions and Advancement offices to find innovative ways to meet enrollment and fundraising goals.
  • Ability to communicate results to management.
  • Be the eyes and ears of our brand. Identify threats and opportunities and take appropriate steps in a timely manner.
  • Help define strategies for MMC’s e-marketing objectives.
  • Be efficient in multi-tasking several large projects

Web Development Responsibilities

  • Serve as Project Leader for the launch of the new website by working with web design firm and MMC colleagues.
  • Work with Academics to promote class offerings and to highlight different academic areas on the website on a regular basis.
  • Assist with bookstore marketing efforts to increase online purchases.
  • Lead and manage Digital Content Team that will contribute website/digital content from each department/division. Ensure that all content submitted by the Team adheres to MMC’s brand and marketing message as well as its mission statement.
  • Responsible for creating an online product experience for our constituents.

Search Engine Marketing and Social Media Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing and posting content on designated MMC social media outlets.
  • Cultivate new customers and manage branded online communities using Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social media outlets.
  • Provide relevant content daily while tracking metrics and monitoring online content.
  • Implement new functionality to website and in online media as needed to deliver increased brand loyalty.
  • Manage/Optimize both paid search and natural search initiatives to increase web traffic.
  • Work to link MMC’s website to other sites to optimize search engine presence.
  • Find and add MMC’s information to free college information websites for students.

Qualifications/Experience Desired:

  • Has a bachelor’s or associates degree in advertising, marketing, web development or communications.
  • Has a history of 3+ years of professional work experience in Digital Marketing/Business Development
  • Has a history of project management
  • Has the ability to be both creative and analytical in their marketing strategy
  • Has a current working knowledge of Search Engine Marketing, Web Development,  and Social Media
  • Be proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work individually on a project or in a team environment.

TO APPLY:  http://www.martinmethodist.edu/about/human-resources/employment-opportunities

MEMPHIS CONNECTION: Andrew Brown: abbrown@memphis.edu

Assistant Information Specialist: Adams Keegan (Full-Time Job)

ASSISTANT INFORMATION SPECIALIST: ADAMS KEEGAN HR (FULL-TIME JOB)

LOCATION: MemphisAdams Keegan

PAY RANGE: 70-80K

WEB: http://www.adamskeegan.com/

DESCRIPTION:

The Information Specialist Assistant is responsible for assisting with external communications, including the web site, marketing programs, social and other media, and materials distributed to the EDGE board, government officials, the public and others.  Assists the Information Specialist with campaigns to communicate EDGE’s mission and accomplishments through public relations, media relations, and marketing and design.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Identifying required information and preparing documents for EDGE and related entity Board and Committee meetings.
•Executing EDGE communication campaigns.
•Developing and editing content for EDGE and related entity websites and marketing collateral, as well as contributing to social media marketing efforts.
•Assisting staff with research projects and compiling reports based on data sets.
•Preparing program and organizational quarterly and annual reports.
•Staff  booth or exhibit at trade shows and community fairs.
•Monitors EDGE brand activity on social networking sites.
•Attends EDGE-related events to take photographs and conduct interviews.
Participates in the set-up and preparation of all EDGE sponsored events

QUALIFICATIONS:

Requirements:
•Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Communications, or related field.
•At least two years of work related experience.
•Must exhibit strong writing abilities.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
•Working knowledge and skill in desktop publishing applications and content management systems.
•Ability to write clearly and communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
•Attention to detail in written communication; error-free spelling and grammar.
•Ability to work under deadline pressure and work before and after regular working hours.
•Ability to interact with other staff members to assure that the mission of the organization is adequately portrayed.
•Good judgment and strong decision-making skills.

Environmental Requirements:
•Most work is conducted in typical indoor office environment.

Other Requirements:
•Must have personal automobile for daily use.

TO APPLY: Apply through this link:

http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?Job_DID=J3J0BS5YCM7N68VXKY2&siteid=cbindeed&ipath=EXIND

 

Marketing Coordinator, UofM Bookstore (Part-Time Paid Job)

MARKETING COORDINATOR, UofM BOOKSTORE (PAID PART-TIME JOB, CURRENT STUDENT/RECENT GRAD)

LOCATION : Campus

CONTACT: Store Manager Donna Collier

WEB: http://www.bkstr.com/Home/10001-196405-1?demoKey=d

DESCRIPTION: Assist Store Manager in marketing functions for the store.  Provide targeted marketing support for The University of Memphis Bookstore, including but not limited to proactively seeking/pursuing new opportunities.  Assist in the evaluation of existing marketing plans, while working to increase sales, traffic and market share whenever possible.

  • Marketing Expertise
    • Assist in marketing and advertising needs/plans for the store
    • Work with on and off campus officials to be a brand ambassador for the store
    • Coordinate, under store manager’s lead, store sponsored events including reserving facilities, sending invitations, executing tactics, etc.
  • Store Profiling
    • Assist in developing profile of store based on market needs, customer types, and demographics in order to better serve the customer and increase store sales.
    • Assist in development and execution of annual marketing plan for the store that will drive traffic during both key sales periods and campus specific events.
    • Work with the home office, campus officials and local vendors to conceptualize new initiatives.
  • Marketing Communication with Store and Home Office
    • Communicate updates on status of store projects and initiatives to store manager and communicate home office initiated programs to the store staff.
    • Work with store manager and home office to determine which local marketing tactics to employ, develop copy and content for communications
    • Manage the store’s Facebook page and Twitter accounts by keeping them current and relevant.
  • Ownership of Specific Projects/Return on Investment
    • Follow up on in-store and online promotions (i.e. author signings, local celebrations, etc) in an effort to determine success, determining if the promotion fits the market, as well as if sales balance expenses.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Business mindset (marketing, advertising, PR)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively via email, phone, and in person
  • Detail oriented with ability to think through all possible aspects of a situation and see it from all sides
  • Ability to work in a diverse work environment
  • Excellent analytical skills (quantitative and qualitative)
  • Ability to initiate projects, take ownership of them, and remain motivated throughout their execution
  • Strong aptitude for creative thinking
  • Well organized
  • Capacity to function well in a team but also work independently as needed
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple priorities
  • Understanding of branding and message consistency
  • Experience with social media and ability to execute social media programs
  • Ability to travel to event sites as well as work non-standard hours as needed

TO APPLY: Send your resume to Donna Collier dlcllier@memphis.edu

Multiple Openings/Archer-Malmo Public Relations (Full-Time Jobs)

MULTIPLE OPENINGS/ARCHER-MALMO PUBLIC RELATIONS (FULL-TIME JOBS)

LOCATION : Memphis            

About archer>malmo

We’re a privately owned, mid-sized agency (around 100 people) with almost all national clients in a wide variety of categories. We’re a house of specialists in advertising, public relations, interactive, direct, experiential, plus anything else we think will work. We’ve been around since 1952 but we don’t act our age. (Although the way boomers have been embracing digital and social media, maybe we do.) We put a lot of effort into building a great culture and have been named a “best place to work” nationally. Free sodas & massages, dogs welcome on most days and a jerk-free environment.

About Memphis

Creative people like it here. This city has a soul, a unique personality. There’s plenty to do—music, culture, sports, outdoors, good food, more music—great places to do it and cool people to do it with. Low cost of living, easy commutes (a number of us bike or walk to work) and good neighborhoods. We’re in a historic building downtown with river views.

Current Openings

Public Relations Senior Account Executive
Information Architect
Account Executive
Account Manager
Senior Digital Strategist

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

http://www.archermalmo.com/careers/index.html

Director of Audience Development, Memphis Business Journal (Full-Time Job)

DIRECTOR OF AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT, MEMPHIS BUSINESS JOURNAL (FULL-TIME JOB)

LOCATION : Memphis

The Director of Audience Development is responsible for leading the efforts to grow audience for Memphis Business Journal print and digital subscriptions, email newsletters, and event revenue.  This includes development and implementation of programs to cross-market between print and web audiences and ways to maximize social media to engage new readers.  The Director of Audience Development is also responsible for the successful planning and execution of events, ticket revenue growth and forging partnerships with local business organizations.  The position manages a staff of one full-time sales account executive and part-time event coordinator.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Achieve annual growth goals for paid circulation, email newsletter recipients, event and ancillary product revenue.
  • Successful planning and execution of events, including year-over-year growth in event ticket revenue.
  • Management of full-time sales account executive and part-time event coordinator.
  • Selling of group subscription packages and sponsorships.
  • Budget, analysis and tracking of key metrics.

This FT position offers a competitive compensation package, benefits & 401k
You are the ideal candidate if you:

  • Can close one-to-one and group sales to c-level executives, companies and organizations.
  • Are a successful leader and manager.
  • Are experienced at producing results through creative, strategic grassroots marketing – including the use of social media and targeted databases.
  • Are a strategic alliance-builder with the ability to form partnerships that produce results.
  • Can plan and execute niche-market direct response sales and marketing strategies that will grow our audience.
  • Have the ability to multi-task and stay on top of critical deadlines.
  • Have good decision making skills and can work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Circulation, audience development or media sales management background a plus.

Memphis Business Journal is part of American City Business Journals, a private company with 40 business journals across the country.

TO APPLY:  http://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/jobs/details/19791 and click on “apply now” tab

Please learn more about us at Memphis.bizjournals.com or at http://www.acbj.com.

 

Communications Director, Germantown Pres Church (Full-Time Job)

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR, GERMANTOWN PRES CHURCH (FULL-TIME JOB)

LOCATION: Germantown, TNGermantown Presbyterian Church

CONTACT: Will Jones  willj@germantownpres.org

WEB: http://www.germantownpres.org

DESCRIPTION: Germantown Presbyterian Church needs a Communications Director to create, coordinate and direct digital and print content. This includes a variety of projects ranging from internal communications to charitable and community outreach promotions. The ideal candidate has strong visual and written communications skills and can work in a demanding environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Communications Director manages the website, social media accounts, email distribution lists and other content. Other content includes but is not limited to written resources, audio bites, video clips, web banner design, social media materials, calendar scheduling and mobile friendly resources. In addition, he or she will be responsible for many printed and digital materials such as posters, flyers and newsletters. This position requires someone who is well organized and that can work on many projects on a deadline.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in public relations, marketing, graphic design, nonprofit management, or communications
  • Able to use social media marketing proficiently (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, SoundCloud, YouTube)
  • Understands email and internet marketing
  • Demonstrated ability to use Adobe Creative Suites (Mainly referring to Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop)
  • Experience with WordPress.org and other content management systems
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Clear and effective written, verbal and visual communication skills
  • Ability to write standard press releases
  • Demonstrated ability to work with print materials
  • More than three years of experience in communications, marketing, or public relations is a plus

TO APPLY: Send a resume to Will Jones  willj@germantownpres.org.

Specialist/Patient Liason ALSAC/St. Jude (Full-Time Job)

SPECIALIST – PATIENT LIASON ALSAC/ST. JUDE (Full-Time Job)

CONTACT: Jennifer.Poyner@stjude.org

LOCATION:  Memphis, St. Jude Headquarters

WEB: www.stjude.org

DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITES

Position responsible for managing patient information and appearances for those patients who participate in ALSAC activities. Selects and arranges for appropriate patient participation in ALSAC functions and projects. Handles patient resources such as artwork and photos. Plays a leadership role in raising issues connected to patient policies.

QUALIFICATIONS

Requires knowledge of communications/public relations; ability to speak and write in a clear and understandable manner for internal/external relations; understand complex verbal or written instructions; typing and data input skills and thorough computer knowledge of or ability to learn Filemaker, Microsoft Office for Windows, and GroupWise, as well as other programs that might be required; writing and editing skills as well as organizational, administrative and presentation skills; knowledge ordinarily acquired through a Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years of event management, public relations, patient liaison and/or related experience. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

TO APPLY

Apply on-line: https://jobs-alsac.icims.com/jobs/7658/specialist—patient-liaison/job

Coordinator of Marketing/PR: Unique Medical Center (Cordova, Full-Time Job)

COORDINATOR  OF MARKETING/PUBLIC RELATIONS

UNIQUE MEDICAL CENTER  (FULL-TIME JOB)

 

LOCATION   Cordova

CONTACT  Laura Krug

WEB www.UniqueMedicalCenters.com

DESCRIPTION

This position consists of marketing and public relations for a medical practice. Tasks include, but are not limited to, getting involved in community activities, and performing periodic market research.  Position may include contacting and developing relationships with potential referral sources.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Email and direct mail marketing
  • Client and prospect database management
  • Event planning with local communities and businesses
  • Managing social media accounts
  • Attend weekly meetings
  • Assemble patient & prospect educational tools and workshops
  • Organizing client and prospect meetings.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrate great attitude, teamwork, written and oral communication skills
  • Have proficiency in major social media
  • Have proficiency in marketing programs, sales, and event planning.

TO APPLY

Contact Laura at  LauraKrug@UniqueMedicalCenters.com  for more information and to set-up a time to fill out an application.